A Perfectly Competitive Firm Operates In The Short Run With Labor As Its Only Va

A perfectly competitive firm operates in the short-run with labor as its only variable factor. Its production function is:

                         Q = -L3 + 10L2 + 88L

where Q is output per week measured in tons and L is the number of workers employed. The weekly wage is $324 and the product sells for $3.24 per ton. 

(c) How many workers should the firm employ to maximize profits?

        (d) Calculate the firm’s point elasticity of demand for labor at the equilibrium in (c) above. 

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